Crayfish/”Crawfish” are in
their “soft shell” stage. This means
bass will be feeding heavily on them and fishing, using crayfish
patterns/imitations, will be good!!
Joseph Sayers Lake – Boating pressure is moderate to heavy around the lake. SAFETY
NOTE – Boaters need to use caution while boating, due to recent rain events
washing lots of logs and debris into the lake.
Many of them are just under the surface of the water.
are catching Crappie, Bluegill and Yellow Perch, using minnows in areas around
are also catching Catfish using chicken liver and nightcrawlers around
Hunter Run Cut, Lower Greens and Upper Greens.
anglers are catching bass using rubber worms, spinnerbaits. Most bass angling
success is near submerged roadbeds.
fishing the spillway, are catching Crappie using minnows and plastic twisters.
Black Moshannon Lake - Kayak and Canoe
activity is moderate at the lake.
are catching bass and pickerel from shore, kayaks and canoes. Live bait is
working best. Anglers are also catching
them with rubber worms as well.
Eagle Creek - Anglers are catching trout using a variety of dry flies, trout
magnets and live bait.
Spring Creek – More rain brought water
levels up and colored up the stream.
Prior to heavy rain, Sulphurs,
tan caddis, blue wing olives, crane flies and midges were all hatching. Anglers
are catching trout using dry flies (e.g. Sulphers #14-16; Tan Caddis #14-16;
Blue Wing Olives #18-22; Crane Fly #14-16 and/or midges #22-26).
Warm weather will have
terrestrials (e.g. ants, beetles etc) on the move. Be sure to have a few in your fly box for
Anglers are catching trout
using nymphs (e.g. Hot spot sow bug #14-16; Baetis emergers #18-22; olive scud
#14-18; walt’s worm #12-16; sulphur patterns #12-14).
Fishing Creek – Recent rain increased water
flow. Wait for the water to drop and
clarity to improve. Unless you see trout
rising, stick with nymphing. Anglers are
catching trout using nymphs (zebra midge, hairs ear, frenchie, sunken ant,